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@PureLaPaz, Baja California Sur -- a Diver's Paradise

Crystal clear blue waters and an abundance of marine life make this every diver's Dream Dive.

By LatinoLA Contributor
Published on LatinoLA: August 24, 2015


@PureLaPaz, Baja California Sur -- a Diver's Paradise


Home to one of the largest marine ecosystems in the world, La Paz is the perfect destination for those looking to discover the pristine wonders of the sea. Whether you're a beginner or advanced diver, La Paz, Baja California Sur, offers some of the best diving in the Sea of Cortez. The late conservationist and explorer Jacques Cousteau referred to the Sea of Cortez as the "aquarium of the world" for hosting more than half of all marine species in the world.

Its year-round calm and warm waters make La Paz a spectacular dive destination waiting to be explored. La Paz offers marvelous diving adventures including Los Islotes, which is inhabited by colonies of sea lions, and Isla Espiritu Santo, an island with dozens of bays, artificial reefs and an abundance of marine life. Whale shark season is in full swing during the summer months and divers can clearly view these peaceful majestic sea creatures in their habitat. Whale sharks are the largest fish in the sea and can reach lengths of up to 40 feet.

Mexico saw a record 25.9 million U.S. visitors in 2014, a 24% increase from the previous year, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. As the name implies (La Paz in English means "peace"), this tranquil and peaceful town attracts many tourists and world travelers. The city is also known for its friendly residents, exceptional fishing, resorts, relaxed atmosphere and much more.

La Paz is the capital city of the state of Baja California Sur and is located 940 miles south of San Diego, CA and less than a two-hour scenic drive (80 miles) from Cabo San Lucas.

La Paz has a magnificent 5-kilometer-long boardwalk along the Bay of La Paz known as the malec??n. Visitors and families can be seen enjoying the tropical appetizing cuisine from excellent restaurants lining the malec??n along with beaches, bars, shops, museums, art galleries, parks, and beautiful art sculptures.

If you're looking for an extraordinary diving adventure or simply to get away and relax, La Paz has an unforgettable experience for you. For additional information visit: www.golapaz.com | Facebook: www.facebook.com/purelapaz | Instagram: @GolaPaz #LaPazBCS |Twitter: @PureLaPaz

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